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It is illegal for anyone under 21 to possess, consume or tranport liquor, malt, or brewed beverages, or to furnish alcoholic beverages to minors, according to the Pennsylvania Crime Codes and University Policy. Upper Saucon Township Police will charge offenders according to state laws and file Disciplinary Referrals to Residence Life and/or Judicial Affairs. If Upper Saucon Township Police charge any minor (under age 21) with “Underage Consumption or Possession,” they are required by law to notify the parent(s) or guardian(s) of the minor charged.

It is illegal for anyone to possess, use or sell any drug or item deemed to be illegal in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code’s “Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act.” Upper Saucon Township Police will charge violators according to state laws and file Disciplinary Referrals to Judicial Affairs. Upper Saucon Township Police also enforce the local police ordinance, which makes it a summary offense to sell or possess drug paraphernalia (pipes, bongs, etc.) which is used or intended to be used with any substance classified as illegal.

See Residence Life Policy
University Policy SY16

University policy prohibits the possession, carrying, or use of any weapon, firearm, explosive, firework, or paintball device in any campus building or facility or in any vehicle on campus. Storage of any of the aforementioned anywhere on campus is also prohibited. University Security has no facilities available to store any weapon, firearm, etc. Refer to University Policy SY12 for definition of terms pertinent to this section.

Pets are not allowed in buildings except for seeing eye dogs and for approved educational needs.

Penn State Lehigh Valley is officially SMOKE FREE.   Smoking and the use of tobacco products is prohibited in all University buildings and at principal building entries. To prevent possible fires, please dispose of cigarettes in designated receptacles.

Drivers of all vehicles operated on campus roadways are subject to the regulations in the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code and enforced by University Security, Pennsylvania State Police, and the Upper Saucon Township Police in whose jurisdiction the campus is located. Drivers not obeying the laws may be cited by any of these agencies.